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Work Experience in Medicine, Trauma surgery and Orthopaedics

2006 – Present – Senior Surgeon and Head of Orthopaedic Department at Vita Hospital, Sofia, Bulgaria
1999 - 2008 – Senior Surgeon at Pirogov Emergency Care Hospital, Third Clinic of Orthopaedic Trauma, Sofia, Bulgaria
1999 – 2000 – Registrar at Medical University Alfred – Melbourne, Australia (Department of Orthopaedics)
1998 – 1999 – Registrar at Darwin Royal Hospital – Darwin, Australia
- Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide, Australia
1997 – 1998 – Fellow at Hadassah University Hospital – Jerusalem, Israel
- Trauma Surgery Department
1989 – 1996 – Surgeon at Clinic of Sports Trauma, Dianabad, Sofia, Bulgaria
1987 – 1989 - Assistant Surgeon at Military Medical Academy, Sofia, Bulgaria


Medical Academy, Sofia, 1986.


2008 – 2010 - Head Lector in European On-Line Ortho Project
Description: Developed within the Leonardo De Vinci European Project for training and disseminating modern aspects of minimally invasive surgery in the public health care sector, responding to the European Health strategy. – “Cartilage repair in Knee and Ankle”

2006 - Specialization in Cantonal Hospital- Freiburg, Switzerland. Supervisor: Prof. Ronald Jacob - Knee surgery (osteotomy, cartilage transplantations and chondroplasty)

January – December 1999 - Fellowship at Australian Association of Orthopaedics Surgeons (AAOS) Orthopaedics Trauma - Alfred University Hospital, Melbourne, Australia, supervisor Prof. John Hart

January – December 1998 - Fellowship at Australian Association of Orthopaedics Surgeons (AAOS) Arthroscopy and Joint Replacement - Medical Centre Flinders, Adelaide, Australia Supervisor Prof. Krishnan

1997 – 1998 - Fellowship at General Orthopaedics and Shoulder Surgery, Jerusalem, Israel. Supervisors: Prof. David Segal and Prof. Charles Mailgram

1994 - Course of Osteosynthesis, Medical University, Varna, Bulgaria

March – June 1994 - ESSKA Scholarship of Arthroscopy of Large Joints, Clinic of Orthopaedics I in Medical University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy supervisor Prof. P.P.Mariani

1994 – 1996 - Course Arthroscopy – AESCULAP, Medical Academy, Sofia, Bulgaria

December 1994 - Acknowledged Speciality of Orthopaedics and Tramatology, Medical Academy, Sofia, Bulgaria

Extracurricular Activities:
Member of Bulgarian Society of Sports Medicine - BSSM
Member of Bulgarian Orthopaedics and Traumathology Association – B.O.T.A.
Member of European Society of Surgery of the Knee and Arthroscopy - ESSKA
Member of International Medical Association - IMA
Member of European Association of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine – EFOST

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